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Yin and Beyond

A workshop looking at

the practice of yin yoga and Myofascial Release


Christine Grant, physiotherapist, Myofascial Release Therapist, Reiki Master

Barb Leese MA, ERYT, RYS, PTS, MBS,

Next in person workshop coming soon

Online programs available through


This 3 part, 12-hour workshop series will take you through an understanding of the fascial system of the body and how it relates to our experience of trauma and pain. The principles of a yin yoga class will be developed along with in-depth discussion and practical, hands-on experience in adding myofascial release principles to enhance the experience and benefit of yin postures. The use of props, modifications for limitations and additional ways to enhance the yin experience and release of fascial structures will be explored.

Designed specifically for anyone interested in yin yoga, fascia and self
care: beginners through yoga instructors



Yoga Alliance CEC recognized

10 in-person spots available at Yogashala, Waterdown with social distancing measures in place  First come first serve to reserve. (Subject to change according to ministry guidelines). Yogashala will provide sanitized yoga blocks and bolsters to in-person participants.


Cost: $290/person

Part 1

An introduction to the fascial body and the principles of myofascial release

Part 2 -

A focus on Yin Yoga incorporating myofascial principles, specific yin sequencing and modifications with pranayama
Part 3 -
Deepening the yin practice with ball-work, rebounding and unwinding


In completing this workshop you will receive:


  • An understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the fascia and the basic principles of myofascial release in relation to yin yoga through both discussion and experiential work.

  • A deep knowledge of the principles of yin yoga, including its origins, the postures, setting the atmosphere and dialoging during class

  • Modifications and sequencing of postures enabling a customized approach for individuals’ needs.

  • Incorporating the use of Vayues during yin yoga

  • Hands on techniques for adding myofascial release to yin poses

  • The use of ball work during yoga to enhance fascial release

  • CEC certificate


Please click on link below to register and pay through The Lotus Edge




The Yogashala

312 Dundas St. Waterdown, Ontario L0R 2H0

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